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Blek le Rat

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Blek le Rat by Sybille Prou
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This book is a unique view inside the life and work of one of the most private, but also one of the most loved, most applauded and most influential figures in street art. From small and simple stencils to complex multimedia events, the distinctive and groundbreaking art of Blek le Rat is showcased here for the first time, demonstrating the fascinating development of his technique and creativity over two decades. This book, with its indepth personal exploration of Blek's motives and working methods, and his own comments on the meaning of his art, also offers a taste of the evolution of urban art from NewYork, Paris, Barcelona and Buenos Aires, to London, Taipei, Naples and Berlin. It will inspire and inform enthusiasts of street and urban culture and students alike.

Author Biography

King ADZ is the author of nine books, published by Thames & Hudson, HarperCollins, and Vintage. All his books to date have been concerned with youth-culture, sub-culture and street art. He has been creative consultant for numerous global brands including Adidas, Vice, Levis, Diesel, Smirnoff and Guinness. His feature documentary, The Iconoclast, profiling the notorious international art smuggler, Michel Van Rijn, premiered at the DOC NYC festival in 2017. Sybille Prou is married to Blek le Rat, and is the author of three books on graffiti.
Release date NZ
February 25th, 2008
Contributor
Edited by Sybille Prou
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
With over 300 illustrations, 290 in colour
Imprint
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Pages
128
Dimensions
232x220x12
ISBN-13
9780500287354
Product ID
2072021

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